The Cap, Gown and Stole
The Graduation Package
English School Leavers will be wearing a traditional cap, gown and stole, a tradition that dates back
centuries, to the early universities in Europe.
The Graduation Package includes: entrance tickets for the ceremony and cocktail; the rental of the
Graduation attire: gown, cap and stole, and a 2017 tassel as memorable souvenir; a set of three
photographs (1 picture 20x25 Graduate alone with gown/graduation garment, 1 picture 15x20
Graduate getting Leaving Certificates and 1 picture 20x25 of Graduate with family),
as well as a DVD. All of this will have a minimum charge of €30 per student.
Purchase and pick up of Graduation Package
You must purchase and pick up your Graduation Package from the School Science Building Basement, on the following days:
Leavers (7B and 7G) on Tuesday 13thof June 2017 / 09:00-13:00.
Leavers (7J and 7R) on Wednesday 14th of June / 09:00-13:00.
Leavers (7W and 7Y) on Thursday 15th of June /09:00-13:00.
Return of Graduation Garment:
Graduates will return their gown, cap and stole immediately before leaving the Filoxenia Centre.
You should wear the Graduation attire during the cocktail and after taking any additional photos with
family and friends. The 2017 Tassel may be kept as a memorable souvenir.
There will be a return station in the ELIA Room (Leavers room) next to the Auditorium in the
This station will be managed by members of the Student Council and some student volunteers.
Leavers must return their full set and make sure to sign the Return Form.
We would like to emphasise that this is a formal occasion and all students are expected to attend in formal school uniform. Leavers are required to wear under their gowns: a white school shirt with collar or a white formal collared shirt, school tie, and trousers or skirt. (Girls cannot wear a skort). All must wear black shoes. Boys should be clean-shaven.
Flowers and Jewellery should not be worn on the Gown.